Category Archives: Westher

California Drought Report #71 : Sierra Nevada snowpack will not recover from the current drought until 2019

This from Lauren Lipuma, Contributing Writer, EOS at Watts Up With That. The unprecedented drought that has gripped the Southwest United States has severely depleted the Sierra Nevada snowpack, the major source of water for drinking and farming in California. … Continue reading

Posted in California, Climate, Drought, Westher

Super soaker ‘Pineapple Express’ organizing for heavy rain in California this weekend – as much as 20 inches in some areas

This was a post on Watts Up With That, the worlds most read climate blog, providing analysis from Dr. Ryan Maue at the Weatherbell. Looking at the model output below, I tend to agree, if the pattern holds. It sets … Continue reading

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